Lanzarote has 13 bank holidays during the year, these are the dates for 2018 which are decided by the national government and local councils.

The 9 national holidays for Spain have been published in the BOE and confirmed as the following for 2018:

1st January – Año Nuevo – Monday
30th March – Viernes Santo – Friday
1st May – Fiesta del Trabajo – Tuesday
15th August – Asunción de la Virgen – Wednesday
12th October – Fiesta Nacional de España – Friday
1st November – Fiesta Nacional de España – Thursday
6th December – Día de la Constitución Española – Thursday
8th December – La Inmaculada Concepción – Saturday
25th December – Natividad del Señor – Tuesday

In the Canary Islands, we also celebrate the 30th May for the Día de Canararias.

In Lanzarote, we celebrate the Virgen de los Dolores, Nuestra Señora de los Volcanes on the 15th September.

Plus each municipality in Lanzarote can elect 2 further “festivo” dates. These have been confirmed as the following for 2018:

Arrecife:
13th February – Martes de Carnaval
25th August – San Ginés

Haría:
4th December – Santa Bárbara
13th February – Martes de Carnaval

San Bartolomé:
13th February – Martes de Carnaval
24th August – San Bartolomé

Teguise:
13th February – Martes de Carnaval
16th July – Festividad de Nuestra Señora del Carmen

Tías:
2nd February – Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria
13th February – Martes de Carnaval

Tinajo:
13th February – Martes de Carnaval
16th August – Festividad San Roque

Yaiza:
15th May – San Isidro Labrador
16th July – Festividad de Nuestra Señora del Carmen



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